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UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONVENTION. MARCH 20, 1934. 2757 Les envois aVfC valeur declaree peuvent transiter en dep~ches closes par Ie territoire des Pays qui n'assurent pas Ie service des envois de I'espece ou par des services maritimes pour Iesquels Ia responsabilite des valeurs n'est pas accepMe par les Pays, mais Ia responsabilite de ces Pays est limiMe it celle qui est prevue pour Ies envois recommandes. Le transit des petits paquets par Ies territoires des Pays qui n'admettent pas les envois de I'espece est facultatif. ARTICLE 27 Interdiction de taxes non prevues. nest interdit de percevoir des taxes postales, de quelque nature que ce soit autres que celles qui sont prevues par Ia Convention et Ies Arrangements. AUTICLE 28 Suspension temporaire de serVtCeR. Lorsque, par suite de circon- stances cxtraordinaires, une Ad- ministration se voit obligee de sus- pendre temporairement et d'une maniere generale ou partiellel'exe- cution de services, elle est tenue d'en donner immediatement avis, au besoin par telegraphe, :'t I'Ad- ministration ou aux Administra- tions interessees. .\Ul'ICLE 29 1I1onnaie-type. Le franc pris commc unite monetaire dans les dispositions de la Convention at des Arrange- ments est Ie franc-or it 100 centimes d'un poids de 10/31 e de gramme et d'un titre de 0,900' ARTICLE 30 Equivalents. Dans chaque Pays de I'Union, les taxes sont etablies d'aprcs une equivalence correspondant aussi exactement que possible, dans Ia monnaie de ce Pays, it la valeur du franc. Insured articles may be sent in Insured artic)e.~. transit in closed mails thru the territory of countries which do not take part in such service, or by maritime services where re- sponsibility for insured articles is not accepted by the countries, but the responsibility of those countries is limited to that pre- scribed for registered articles. The transit of small packets Optional transit til • • small packets through thru the terrItory of countnes unauthorized territory. which do not admit articles of that kind is optional. ARl'ICLF~ 27 Prohibition a,gainst unauthorized charges Itisforbiddentocollectpostul l'naII1~lnrized • charges forbIdden. charges of any kmd whatever other than those prescribed by the Convention and Agreements. ARTICLE 28 Temporary suspension oj services "nen, as a result of exceptional . TemJlo~W'y ~t1S1l('1I· circumstances, an Administration ~lOn prOVlSIODS. finds itself obliged to suspend the execution of services temporarily, in whole or in part, it is bound to give notice thereof immediately, by telegraph if necessary, to the Administration or Administra- tions concerned. ARTICLE 29 ~lonetary .'Standard The franc used as the monetary unit in the provisions of the Con- vention and Agreements is the ~old franc of 100 centimes weigh- mg 10/31 of a gram and having a fineness of 0.900 . ARTICLE 30 Equivalents In each country of the Union, the postage rates are fixed accord- ing to equivalents corresponding as exactly as possible to the vulue of the franc in the money of that countrv. Monetary unit.